Care Assistant - Days

Recruiter
Sanctuary Care
Location
Bletchley
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

Care Assistant - Days

Caton House Residential and Nursing Home, 37 Epsom Grove, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

£8.33 to £8.73 per hour (Dependent on qualifications)

36 hours per week

Various options available including; days, evenings & alternate weekends

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories.

Where you’ll work

Situated in a quiet residential area of Bletchley on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, Caton House Residential and Nursing Home provides residential, nursing, dementia, palliative and day care to 61 residents.

Click here for further information about the home.

The role of Care Assistant will include

  • Delivering the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities
  • Ensuring the overall happiness and well being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company

Skills and experiences

  • Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual
  • Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

  • 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Paid breaks
  • Enhanced rate of pay (dependent on qualifications)
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Loyalty bonus scheme
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing emotional support including counselling as ?well as legal, financial and medical advice.
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’

* Terms and Conditions apply

To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment.

If you require further assistance please contact the home onand quote Ref: 42573

View the detailed Job Profile

Closing date: 10 January 2019

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

Building Equality and Diversity

We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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